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Expert Trips Over Fundamental Damage Concepts

Court strikes rebuttal testimony under Daubert, where expert admitted he lacked an understanding of the damages concepts central to the opposing expert’s calculation, failed to identify a specific method for his conclusions, and included his clients’ tria ...

Orthoflex, Inc. v. Thermotek, Inc.

Court strikes rebuttal testimony under Daubert, where expert admitted he lacked an understanding of the damages concepts central to the opposing expert’s calculation, failed to identify a specific method for his conclusions, and included his clients’ tria ...

Appraisal Malpractice: It’s About Standards, Not the Ultimate Value

In a malpractice action against a real estate appraiser, district court excludes valuation of leasehold interest by plaintiff’s financial expert for failing to comply with any professional standards, and for unreliability under Daubert.

Development Specialists, Inc. v. Weiser Realty Advisors LLC

In a malpractice action against a real estate appraiser, district court excludes valuation of leasehold interest by plaintiff’s financial expert for failing to comply with any professional standards, and for unreliability under Daubert.

Attorneys and Appraisers May Be Liable for Wrong FV in Proxy Statement

3rd Circuit reverses district court determination that attorneys and appraisers are not liable for material misstatements of fair value in a proxy statement, remanding case for possible findings of malpractice and apportionment of liability for $33 million.

Amboy Bancorporation v. The Bank Advisory Group

Third Circuit reverses district court determination that attorneys and appraisers are not liable for material misstatements of fair value in a proxy statement, remanding case for possible findings of malpractice and apportionment of liability for $33 mill ...

United States District Court Cites Noble in Considering Subsequent Events

Court permits taxpayer to introduce subsequent events to the extent that they are relevant to establishing the amounts that a hypothetical, willing buyer and seller would have paid for a closely held private company on the valuation date.

Court-Appointed Expert Appeals a Second Time for Malpractice Immunity

Supreme Court of Minnesota reverses lower court’s opinion and extends quasi-judicial immunity to neutral experts appointed under Rule 706 of the applicable rules of evidence.

Alan Baer Revocable Trust v. U.S.

Court permits taxpayer to introduce subsequent events to the extent that they are relevant to establishing the amounts that a hypothetical, willing buyer and seller would have paid for a closely held private company on the valuation date.

Peterka v. Dennis (II)

Supreme Court of Minnesota reverses lower court’s opinion and extends quasi-judicial immunity to neutral experts appointed under Rule 706 of the applicable rules of evidence.

What Leads to CPA Liability in Valuing Real Estate LLCs Under (Older) AICPA Standards?

Court decides CPA malpractice claims for failing to adhere to AICPA professional standards when valuing LLCs.

Adams v. Kern

Court decides CPA malpractice claims for failing to adhere to AICPA professional standards when valuing LLCs.

Is a Court-Appointed Appraiser Protected From Malpractice?

Appraiser sued for malpractice, claims quasi-judicial immunity.

Peterka v. Dennis (I)

Appraiser sued for malpractice claims quasi-judicial immunity.

What Happens When a Litigious Client Turns on the Appraiser

Doctor sues appraisal firm for allegedly flawed valuation of practice goodwill, having already lost these claims in arbitration and on appeal.

Appraiser Exposed to Claims of Negligent Valuation in Buy-Sell

1st Circuit determines that an appraiser may be sued for negligent valuation in buy-sell context.

Davison v Margolin Winer & Evans

Plaintiff Edward T. Davison, MD and Scott J. Ratner, MD were each 50% shareholders in Edward T. Davison and Ratner entered into a series of shareholder agreemeents, the last one of which was dated June 1996.

Wetmore v. Macdonald, Page, Schatz, Fletcher & Co., LLC (II)

First Circuit determines that an appraiser may be sued for negligent valuation in buy-sell context.

Appraisal Doesn't Equal Arbitration; a Court May Review Buy-Sell Valuation for Certain Errors

When is an appraisal not an arbitration? 10th Circuit court explains the difference.

More Problems With Buy-Sell Agreements: Appraiser Gets Sued by Disgruntled Director

Is the appraiser for a company’s buy-sell agreement liable to the ousted director?

Salt Lake Tribune Publishing Co., LLC v. Management Planning, Inc. (II)

When is an appraisal not an arbitration? Tenth Circuit court explains the difference.

Wetmore v. MacDonald, Page, Schatz, Fletcher & Co., LLC (I)

The defendant, Macdonald, Page, Schatz, Fletcher & Company, LLC, moves to dismiss all counts asserted against it by the plaintiff, Frank U. Wetmore. I recommend that the court grant the motion.

Massachusetts Asset Financing Corp. v. Harter, Seacrest & Emery, LLP

The First Circuit reversed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment in this appraiser malpractice action resulting from a free review of another appraiser’s work. Generally, a person undertaking a gratuitous act need only refrain from gross, rather than ...

Negligence Action Brought Against an Appraiser Who 'Looked Over' Another’s Report for Free

The 1st Circuit reversed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment in this appraiser malpractice action resulting from a free review of another appraiser’s work.

Christine Hoffman v. Ronald J. Gaglio

The California Court of Appeal for the Second District determined that a third party could recover against a real estate appraiser for malpractice under a negligent misrepresentation theory when the third party was not in the class of person intended to b ...

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